1 hr ago
Blavatnik may buy stake in Russian mobile retailer-report
Billionaire American industrialist Leonard Blavatnik may buy a stake in Russian mobile phone retailer Svyaznoy for $200 million, Russia's business daily Vedomosti reported on Monday, citing a source close to one of the retailer's shareholders.
5 hrs ago
TNT, TBS to offer live streaming 24/7
MUMBAI: US media conglomerate Time Warner has announced that its cable networks TBS and TNT are about to become the first entertainment networks in the US to stream on-air content live across multiple platforms 24/7, including through the networks' websites and a pair of newly created Watch TNT and Watch TBS apps.
Sat May 18, 2013
Technology 'an opportunity, not a risk'
In the last 30-plus years, Bob Pittman has helped found MTV, became a successful producer, headed Time Warner's Six Flags theme parks division, ran the Century 21 real estate company, took over AOL in its formative years and was chief operating officer of the merged AOL Time Warner.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Mac Observer
Apple's 'iRadio' Streaming Excites Labels, Sony Hung on Skipping
Warner Music Group and Universal Music are both excited about Apple's planned streaming service , but Sony Music is apparently hung up on how much it gets paid for songs that are skipped.
Video and Photo Gallery: The Doors Launch Interactive iPad App
The Doors are once again poised to break on through with a first-of-its-kind iPad app, The Doors , available exclusively on the App Store.
Thu May 16, 2013
Cape Cod Times
CBS unveils schedule with six new shows
Wrapping up a season in which it will finish first in both viewers and the crucial adults 18-49 demographic that advertisers favor, CBS unveiled a fall television schedule Wednesday with four new comedies and two dramas.
Wed May 15, 2013
EU approves WMG's purchase of Parlophone
The European Commission said Wednesday it approved the acquisition of the Parlophone Label Group by Access Industries Inc.
Tue May 14, 2013
Google Set to Launch Spotify-Style Music Service
Google Inc.'s Android unit is set to launch a paid subscription music-streaming service akin to that of Spotify AB as soon as this week, according to people familiar with the matter.
As Edgar Bronfman, Jr. Exits Warner Music Board: Our 5 Favorite Edgar Faux Pas
During today's earnings call, it was announced that former Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Right Now: Warner Music Meets Profitability, Bieber Robbed, iHeart...
Right Now: Warner Music Meets Profitability, Bieber Robbed, iHeart vs. Pandora, MIDEM Moves, Boomin' Tour Sponsorships, iRadio Stalls, Marley+Hyundai, SoundCloud USA, Soul Train 2014... Imagine: ' Warner Music Group ' and ' profitability ' in the same sentence.
Warner Music Revenue Up 8.3% In Fiscal Q2
Warner Music Group reported a successful fiscal Q2 for the company, as overall revenue rose 8.3 percent from $623 million to $675 million for the three-month period.
Mon May 13, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
The World Trade Center Is Having A Tough Time Finding Tenants
The three buildings at the World Trade Center site have massive vacancies, and with over 5 million square feet of space in the complex on or due to hit the market, landlords are racing to secure tenants at the $14 billion development, Crain's reported.
New York's Media Future? Risks On The Horizon
New York is a media city. We know that. In fact, by any reasonable measure it currently holds the title of the center of the media universe.
Sun May 12, 2013
Monsters and Critics
Barbara Walters bows out from reporting duties
Barbara Walters - Time 100 Most Influential People in the World - Red Carpet Outside Arrivals - Time Warner Building - New York City, NY, USA © Laurence Agron / PR Photos ABC News veteran reporter and producer Barbara Walters, 83, will retire from TV journalism in 2014, ABC reported late Sunday.
Sat May 11, 2013
Big Payroll Doesn't Guarantee Big Payoff
There is no joy in SoCal baseball fandom, the mighty local teams have struck out.
Fri May 10, 2013
Apple Inc. (AAPL): Here's How, And Where, It's Gaining
The music industry has had a dismal decade. When you look at the following chart, you begin to realize that the best days to be in the music business might have been in the 1990s.
Thu May 09, 2013
Apple strikes iRadio deal with Universal Music
The company has reached a licensing deal with the world's largest music label, Universal Music Group, according to people familiar with the situation.
Time Warner eyeing move to Hudson Yards?
A statue of Christopher Columbus stands atop a monument in Columbus Circle across from Time Warner Center, home to the headquarters of Time Warner Inc.
Can Tech Start-Ups Save Detroit? App Business UpTo is a Start
A series of Forbes Insights profiles of Thought Leaders changing the business landscape: Greg Schwartz, Co-Founder and CEO, UpToa Detroit is making a comeback, though you might not see the seeds of growth and revival from most of the headlines about the city or by walking down many of its streets just yet.
The Digital Skeptic: Here's All the Music Money Lost to the Web
When Liz Kennedy called to tell me I could touch every music industry sale for the past 40 years, I had no idea it would feel this sad.